Gas-guzzling pickups burden drivers at pump-report

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WASHINGTON, Aug 29 (Reuters) - While pickup trucks account for just 20 percent of U.S. vehicle sales, six of the ten biggest gas-guzzlers at the pump are pickups, according to a report Thursday from the Union of Concerned Scientists. The study, which looked at the 50 most popular trucks and cars, found that Dodge Ram owners paid the most for fuel -- an average $1,468 a year. That's $250 more than the average light truck driver and almost $13,000 in total fuel costs over the life of the ...

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